Monthly Archive: December 2016

Dec 29 2016

Super Sonico teases wedding bells in Kamu Kamu Wedding music video

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Nitroplus has released a teaser video featuring Super Sonico in the wedding dress revealed last October in commemoration of the game company mascot’s 10th Anniversary. In a new song penned by Sonico herself, “Kamu Kamu Wedding”, she imagines married life as she takes her first steps toward adulthood. Super Sonico debuted in 2006 as the …

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Dec 27 2016

BRATS reveal new music video “Ainikoiyo” from To Be Hero

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Japanese girls band BRATS have released a scorching new music video for their theme song “Ainikoiyo” from the television anime To Be Hero. Showcasing the powerhouse combination of sisters Rei Kuromiya (vocals) and Aya Kuromiya (bass), the high-energy song moves BRATS into a rock-influenced style that’s also hinted at in the preview of their song …

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Dec 27 2016

PassCode posts UNLIMITED Mannequin Challenge video

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Japanese idol group PassCode has uploaded their own special version of the “Mannequin Challenge” with the help of more-than-a-few friends from their audience. PassCode released their major-label single debut “Miss Unlimited” in October, and will perform their “PassCode MISS UNLIMITED Tour 2016 Final” at Shinkiba Studio Coast on December 28.

Dec 27 2016

SAY-LA’s first single Kojirase Kataomoi hits number two on Oricon

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SAY-LA — a six-girl idol unit with the adopted tagline of “the first traditional idols in 3000 years” — have released their first single in two years, “Kojirase Kataomoi”, which reached number two on the Oricon chart.

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Dec 24 2016

Rei Kuromiya and BRATS tease December 27 surprise

Japanese girl group BRATS released a mysterious teaser image on Saturday, December 24, at 22:00 (Japan time), hinting at an announcement on December 27. The young rock band fronted by model and singer Rei Kuromiya (of LADYBABY/The Idol Formerly Known As) recently announced that their new song “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (“Brain Erase Game”) will be …

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Dec 21 2016

Da-iCE teases NEXT PHASE album with “Two As One” music video shot in LA

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After surprising fans with their cover of Ariana Grande’s hit single “Into You” a month ago, five member male vocal and dance group Da-iCE has released the music video for their new original single “Two As One”, a mid-tempo track from their third album NEXT PHASE, which comes out on January 25, 2017. Shot in …

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Dec 14 2016

NECRONOMIDOL – psychopomp (MV)

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In the video “psychopomp”, NECRONOMIDOL takes you on a dreamlike journey into the dark reaches of Aokigahara, the infamous Suicide Forest. Don’t worry, you will probably make it out……..   NECRONOMIDOL Website: http://necronomidol.com/ Via: Straight From Japan

Dec 10 2016

Puffy AmiYumi to perform at Anime Boston 2017

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Puffy AmiYumi will return to America for Anime Boston 2017, March 31 – April 2, 2017. Info and tickets: http://www.animeboston.com/ Puffy AmiYumi are one of the most famous music icons in Japan, where they are a household name synonymous with all things pop and fun. Featuring dual vocalists Ami and Yumi, the group has reached …

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Dec 02 2016

BRATS song featured in new Japanese film Slaveman

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Japanese girls band BRATS (featuring Rei Kuromiya of LADYBABY/The Idol Formerly Known As) will contribute the song “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (“Brain Erase Game”) to the soundtrack of the upcoming Japanese film Slaveman, directed by Noboru Iguchi (Machine Girl, Robogeisha, Prison School). “Nounai Shoulyo Game” is the second new BRATS song to be announced this year, …

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